South Korea's 'war on dementia'

Country prepares to better support its elderly population through research and working with young people.

    As South Korea's population grows older, its government is preparing for a surge in diseases associated with ageing.

    Seoul is fighting a so-called war on dementia, and working with young and old people to better understand what the elderly are going through.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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